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included strength, grow the agriculture sector, support literacy and education, improve community health and health systems and manage instability and threats in the north. and they had made significant gains in these areas. more than 5% across the past decade reducing the incidents of poverty from 56 to 44% by 2010. that was over a period of about ten years. it liberalized its serial markets, opened up trade routes and improved conditions fosh doing business. what we have seen is that agricultural production has increased particularly in areas where u.s. aid support has been active. as a result of the march 2012 coup in malli, u.s. government terminated assistance to the got. however, our support to address the emergency health nutrition and food needs of the people continue. in evaluating which programs can move forward in light of the applicable legal restrictions we consider whether they provide essential life saving assistance, whether they support children, frentsdzen food security or advance policy. we also consider operational issues including efficient management and over
Dec 8, 2012 2:00pm EST
problem. i think we need an education program by learned scholars, such as those in this audience to help us in getting this word out to america. i think it is essential because it is coming on very fast. there are things that are happening that we take for granted. as an example, we take for granted the fact that we can move thousands and thousands of marines, sailors, soldiers and have the equipment without any burden to carry economy, not true. the truth of the matter is is a tremendous burden to our economy to have a national-security policy that defends the country that we love so much. without having the ability and willingness to get out and give the american public forums such as this in helping giving us answers to some of the very difficult questions that they ask, i want to take this opportunity to think robby for what he does. i met him some years ago when he found my office in an office building. he came in and we had a chat and i said, my goodness, this fellow knows what he is talking about and he has never disappointed me whatsoever. what we need to do is explain to
Dec 9, 2012 2:00pm EST
education and innovation can benefit the u.s. economy. speakers include white house national economic counsellor sperling and former congresswoman and burned mobile vice-president susan molinari. it starts 10:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. also tomorrow, a look at how u.s. debt, slow economic growth and the retirement of baby boomers could impact the global and economic future of the united states. from the american enterprise institute doug join us live at 5:30 p.m. eastern also here on c-span. >> we are at the new york state museum. this is our galley that is dedicated to the history of september 11 and the attacks at the world trade center. we decided with the gallery to tell the story for the first moments of the attacks using objects from the world trade center site. this is a piece of steel from the south tower. we put it in a place where the public can and should come and touch it. it gives it a real tangible experience. this is a piece of steel from the north towers. this is a dramatically bent piece of steel. this is within 10 floors of the impact of 9/11 on the north tower.